Welcome to King of Grace and Trinity Lutheran churches! Thank you for visiting! Please join us for one of our services at King of Grace in Waukon, Iowa on Sundays at 9:00AM or Trinity Lutheran Church in Calmar, Iowa at 11:00AM.
King of Grace Lutheran Church
635 9th St NW, Waukon, IA 52172
Trinity Lutheran Church
305 W Clark St, Calmar, IA 52132
Meet the Vicar
Abraham Faugstad was installed at King of Grace on July 4th, 2021. He was born in northern Minnesota, but grew up for the majority of his life in Belview, a small town in southwestern Minnesota. He graduated from Bethany Lutheran Lutheran College in 2017 and entered Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary in the Fall of 2018. He met his wife at college and has been happily married since 2018. In 2020 they welcomed their daughter, Hilde Grace. Outside of preaching and teaching, he enjoys reading, exercising, and spending time with his family.
Meet the Supervising Pastor
Timothy Erickson was born in 1950 in Forest City, Iowa. He was baptized and confirmed at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Thompson, Iowa. He attended Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato State College and Bethany Lutheran Theological Seminary. After serving a vicarage at St. Paul’s First Lutheran Church in North Hollywood, California, and Wayfarers’ Chapel in Ventura, California, he graduated from the seminary in 1978. He served as pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Madison, Wisconsin, and at Saude and Jerico Evangelical Lutheran Churches in rural Chickasaw County, Iowa. In 1982 he accepted the call to be missionary to Peru for the Evangelical Lutheran Synod. In 2004 he was transferred to Chile to continue mission work. In 2018 he retired and now lives in Dodge Center, Minnesota. He married Ellen Stark in 1976 in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin. They have three sons, Michael and William, who live in Rochester, Minnesota, and Jeremiah, who lives in Pewaukee, Wisconsin. They have four grandchildren.
Join us for a Fall Festival at King of Grace on November 6th at 3:00PM. There will be plenty of fun for the family- games, food, and more! Hope to see you there!
On October 3rd, 2021 King of Grace celebrated the dedication of our new building. The members and contractors from the local community have done an incredible amount of work converting the Farm Service Agency building into a church. We give thanks to God for his continued blessings on his church!
Thank you to everyone who helped and participated with the service!
In early August we held our Vacation Bible School where we discovered the rich treasure of God's love through the truths found in 1 Corinthians 13. It was a fun week learning about how God's love is giving, caring, and forgiving! Thanks to everyone who attended and helped with prepping, teaching, and supporting King of Grace's Vacation Bible School 2021.
1 John 4:9 "This is how God’s love for us was revealed: God has sent his only-begotten Son into the world so that we may live through him."
In the Bible, God tells us that, due to the Fall of Adam and Eve, humanity is trapped in sin. We have no ability on our own to rid ourselves of sin and its consequences. However, out of His mercy and love, God the Father sent His Son, Jesus Christ, fully God and fully man, to live and die for us. Through His holy life and death, Jesus accomplished what we never could - the forgiveness of sins. On that basis, we are justified. The Lord gives us this precious gift of grace by creating faith in our hearts by the Holy Spirit. Now, when God sees you, He sees His dear, forgiven child.
Here at King of Grace and Trinity, we share the Good News of the Gospel, which is the power of God unto Salvation! We are a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod which is in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Please feel free to ask us any questions that you might have when you join us for worship at 9:00AM in Waukon or 11:00AM in Calmar on Sundays, or by contacting the Church.